Lisa Kaschmitter
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Lisa Kaschmitter graduated from Arizona State University in December 2015, with a degree in Nutrition. She is extremely passionate about promoting nutrition education, food security, and sustainable solutions for a reliable and accessible food chain.

Justin Kamine: “Society needs to move toward the notion of a circular economy”

Justin Kamine, Co-Founder and Partner of KDC Ag, believes looking to nature to form large scale infrastructure solutions is the quickest and most effective way eliminate food waste.

Loren Cardeli: “Agriculture got us here, and agriculture can also save us”

Loren Cardeli, Founder and President of A Growing Culture (AGC), has worked closely with smallholder farmers around the world and helps consumers to reevaluate how their relationships with farmers.

Elizabeth Balkan: “Waste is very much a design flaw”

Elizabeth Balkan reshapes role that the NYC Department of Sanitation plays in addressing issues of waste management and calls on actors all along the waste stream to examine how they can get involved in reducing waste.

Lynette Johnson: Earth's resources are not a "zero sum game"

Lynnette Johnson talks about the influences that shaped her views on the food system and the incorrect characterization that Earth’s resources are a zero sum game.

Jocelyn Zuckerman: “The most important topic is the health of the planet.”

Jocelyn Zuckerman talks about those who have inspired her career in journalism, and how she passes on her passion to consumers, compelling them to fight for food system change.

Brian Wansink: “Small changes can make huge differences”

Brian Wansink discusses the big picture of food system change and how breaking our biggest issues into more manageable focus point can create long term positive changes for us all.

Announcing the Inaugural New York City Food Tank Summit Speaker Lineup

As the first major bipartisan food policy summit post-inauguration, the event will gather dozens of expert speakers who are top leaders across all sectors of the food industry,

New Book Highlights Worldwide Benefits of Agroecology

The Institute for Food and Development Policy, a nonprofit known as Food First, released a new book entitled Fertile Ground: Scaling Agroecology from the Ground Up, edited by Groundswell International Executive Director and co-founder Steve Brescia. Fertile Ground presents nine innovative case…

Nichole Cirillo: We can and should hold ourselves accountable

Nichole Cirillo talks accountability in our food system, why reconnecting to our food supply might be the biggest advantage we can give our food system, and how one simple diet change can have far-reaching impacts.

Keri Glassman Urges Nutrition Education to Change the Food System

Keri Glassman talks about her lifelong passion for food and nutrition and how she instills that interest in others through nutrition education and helping people to make small shifts in their diet that lead to long-term health.